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Sat Nov 17, 2012, 02:41 AM

21. My 20 something son

feels the same way about Obama. He's always had difficulty seeing the big picture and gets very involved with just a few of the details. He's very smart, but doesn't seem to understand the slow pace of change in government, nor does he really "see" what has happened with with the Republican agenda and the things they've put in motion to destroy this country over the last 30 years or so..... He accuses me of promoting conspiracy theories when I tie things together over many years of their manipulation......

He's a big fan of Noam Chomsky, as am I, but I think if you're really only paying attention to what he's talking about you're going to find the problems of this world overwhelming and depressing. There are a lot of good things going on and I think that Obama's second term will be decidedly more positive than his first and he'll be more successful in helping this country move forward. I have sent my son long lists of the things that have been accomplished so far, most of which I don't think he was aware of. I think President Obama has learned a lot from the mistakes he made in dealing with and underestimating the sociopathy of the republicans and I think in his second term we will see a much stronger persona emerging.

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